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Research finds a web-based reward program helps teens, pregnant smokers in Appalachia quit

A new web-based program that uses a reward system to help people quit smoking has shown some promise in Appalachian Kentucky, an area that has some of the highest smoking and smoking-related disease rates in the nation, according to a University of Kentucky news release. The research is led by Brady Reynolds, a native of Appalachian Virginia who works in the Department of Behavioral Science in UK’s...